4 DAYS TASTING METSOVO

4 DAYS TASTING METSOVO

per person

A small traditional town of exquisite beauty with grand mansions and stone-paved streets, built in a strategic location amidst the breathtaking setting of Pindus mountains, Metsovo is -undoubtedly- one of the most beautiful regions of Epirus.

 

Although it might surprise you, among the finest things that the high mountains around Metsovo have to offer are excellent wines. In fact, this is the place where you can find the highest-elevation vineyards in Greece.

 

Land of farmers and shepherds, Metsovo has excelled in agricultural products. its famous smoked metsovone cheese and its dry Katogi red wine are not to be missed.

 

Explore Greece’s most authentic vlach village, unveil its traditions and customs and embark on a unique gastronomic journey under the misty atmosphere of the Pindus mountains.

  • Included
    4 Star Accommodation
    5 Star Accommodation
    Breakfast
    Entrance fees at archaeological sites/museums
    Private transfer
    Private/regular tours
  • Not Included
    Airport Transfers
    Boat Tickets
    Customary tips to drivers/guides/escorts
    Personal expenses
1
Day 1
  Welcome to Thessaloniki.   Your private driver will meet you at the airport and transfer you to picturesque Metsovo.   Settle in your hotel and have the rest of your day free to relax, explore the tree-shaded village, or get a taste of the local gastronomy at a cozy tavern in the village's square.
2
Day 2
  Breakfast at your hotel.   Embark on a walking guided tour around the cobbled streets of Metsovo. Visit the Tositsa mansion, housing the folk art museum along with Metsovo's folk 18th-century history & the Averoff Museum of neohellenic art, where paintings and sculptures by renowned Greek artists are exhibited.   The famous cheese factory of the Tositsa foundation, the Averoff garden & the Katogi Averoff winery will give you plenty of material to live close to the culture of the locals. At your visit to the winery, you will learn everything about its history and winemaking process and you will attend a wine tasting event.
3
Day 3
Breakfast at your hotel & prepare to embark on a truffle hunting adventure.   Hunting for wild truffle is the peak experience of flavors and nature lovers. During your tour, you will learn about truffles and their natural habitat and you will enjoy special gastronomy events that involve cooking the gathered truffles after your forest excursion.
4
Day 4
Your trip is over.   Your private driver will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Thessaloniki international airport to catch your departing flight.
 
  • Wine tasting
  • Hike through Metsovo’s famous hiking trail
  • Truffle hunting

Katogi Averoff Hotel & Winery

 
  • Katogi Averoff Hotel
  • Grand Forest Metsovo  *Other hotel options are available. The choice of accommodation depends on the purpose of your travel and availability.